Italian education minister wants 'multicultural' instruction
Catholic World News - September 26, 2012
Italy’s education minister has called for changes in the the nation’s schools, to accommodate the increasing number of students from other cultures.
"There are students in our schools who come from different countries, cultures and religions," said Francesco Profumo, opening a new library in Rome. He suggested an overhaul in the religion curriculum, since many new immigrants are Muslims. The schools should also reconsider their geography classes, he said.
Profumo called for an educational approach that would be “more open, more multiethnic and able to be relevant to the world.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!